NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Global funds transfer leader Transfast today announced a new partnership with Arik Air International, Nigeria and West Africa's largest airline, offering a free trip to Nigeria for one Transfast customer each week.
The promotion is open to customers in the U.S. and Canada who send a qualified transfer to Nigeria from Transfast.com, via the mobile app, or from an agent location. One grand prize winner and five runners-up will be selected weekly from now until Jan. 6, 2017. The grand prize winner will receive a round-trip ticket from New York to Nigeria and a $500 Amazon gift card. The weekly runners-up will receive $100 Amazon gift cards. A total of eight round-trip tickets will be awarded.
"Transfast is excited to partner with Arik Air during the holiday season, in order to bring families and friends together," says Transfast.com COO Komal Rathi.
"Partnering with Transfast was an easy decision for us," says Robert Brunner, Vice President – Americas, Arik Air International. "Arik, like Transfast, aims to offer a high-quality, cost-effective and convenient service for members of the Nigerian diaspora. We look forward to Transfast's customers flying with us."
"Partnerships like the one we're announcing today matter to Transfast, as a key part of a global strategy to give more value to the customer with every transaction," says Rathi, adding that the Arik Air partnership follows closely on the heels of the company's Uber partnership, which offered senders of qualified transactions to 12 countries worldwide a free Uber ride for themselves and their recipient.
The Arik promotion enables senders of Transfast money transfers to fly Arik Air, and to enjoy some of the innovative services that Transfast has become recognized for, including high rates and no fees with the Value+ service.
Transfast customers will enjoy an upgraded web experience when logging on to participate in the promotion, through the company's recently re-launched and re-energized website. For more information on the promotion, visit http://offers.transfast.com/arik-invite.
About Arik Air International
Arik Air (www.arikair.com) is Nigeria and West Africa's largest airline and operates mainly from two hubs at Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. It operates a fleet of 28 state-of-the art regional, medium haul and long haul aircraft including two Airbus A330-200. The airline currently serves 18 destinations across Nigeria as well as Accra (Ghana), Banjul (Gambia), Dakar (Senegal), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Monrovia (Liberia), Cotonou (Benin Republic), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), Douala (Cameroon), Luanda (Angola), Libreville (Gabon), London Heathrow (UK), Johannesburg (South Africa) and New York JFK (USA).
Transfast is a leading omni-channel provider of multi-currency cross-border payments solutions to consumers and businesses around the world. The company operates a best-in-class network across more than 120 countries and 200,000 payout points in the Americas, Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa with multi-product capability, including a leading instant bank transfer offering. For more information, visit https://transfast.com.
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